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Costa Rica Banking Laws and Financial Sector

This article describes Costa Rica's banking system and financial sector. It gives an overview of the regulatory framework and regulators of the financial sector. It also discusses the state owned commercial banks as compared to the private banks operating...

Equifax buys Costa Rican credit reporter Datum. Leading provider of US credit scores already has services in San José

Equifax Inc., one of three major providers of credit scores in the U.S., said Tuesday that it has bought Costa Rican credit reporting company Datum. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Equifax said the deal confirms its strategy to...

Selling your Costa Rica home in today’s Unstable Market

In today's market many Costa Rican sellers want to know the secret to selling their homes in record time. Sellers want to know ways to salvage the equity they've accrued over the past years. Unfortunately, there is no magical formula...

Ocean Views! $200k lots selling for $50k! Costa Rica Buyers Market!

These lots are located on the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, famous for having the cleanest, most beautiful beaches in the world. Just minutes away from Hermosa beach and Playa Jaco, its perfect for those that want to be close to a population center but still want secluded privacy.These lots are located on the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, famous for having the cleanest, most beautiful beaches in the world. Just minutes away from Hermosa beach and Playa Jaco, its perfect for those that want to be close to a population center but still want secluded privacy.

Historic Preservation: The Rebirth of a Community

Like many neighborhoods throughout the United States in the late 1950’s and 1960’s, Ybor City, the “Latin Quarter” of Tampa, Florida, fell prey to the SUBURBANIZATION of America.  Shortly after World War II, the masses started leaving the city...

ATENAS, COSTA RICA: A WORLD CLASS RETIREMENT AND VACATION DESTINATION

In 2004 my family and I decided to make our first trip to COSTA RICA as a “research” mission to see if COSTA RICA would be a good candidate to purchase a VACATION/RETIREMENT HOME .  I had met Gerardo...

BUILDING YOUR DREAM HOME IN A FOREIGN COUNTRY: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY!

So this is the scenario:  You have been working hard and saving your money for the past (30) years and now you are thinking of moving to paradise and building that dream home for you and your sweetie.  Sound...

What Happens When U.S. Taxpayers Expatriate to Costa Rica?

Depending on who you talk to, the term “expatriate” may have slightly different meanings.  For most people, an “expatriate” is any person living for an extended period in a country different from the country where they are a citizen....

Biofuels Potential to Transform the Global Economy

Slowly but surely, an extraordinarily important new industry is slowly taking shape, with the potential to transform the global economy. After years of existing largely as an environmentalist’s fantasy, commercial production of biofuels for the world civil aviation industry is slowly...

Costa Rica will host Latin American Microenterprise Forum in October

The XIV Inter-American Microenterprise Forum (Foromic 2011) will be hosted in San José, Costa Rica from October 10-12, 2011.   The forum, a microfinance and microenterprise development event in Latin America and the Caribbean, is organized by the Multilateral Investment Fund...
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Costa Rica Recognized As the Leader in All Latin America for Overcom-ing Breast Cancer

Recently it was made known through the international study: “Facts and figures about cancer in 2018” of...
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Solar Energy in Costa Rica, Its Present Status and the Aim for Future Growth

Everything has a purpose in life, which is why from The Costa Rica News (TCRN), we want on this occasion we want...

Costa Rica Achieves a “Green Miracle” Thanks to the Citrus Crop

Through the orange wastes that were dumped in the Guanacaste conservation area in northern Costa Rica, 3 hectares that were once deserted...

The Costa Rican Health System Aims To Be One of the Best in the World

A report was recently presented at the 57th session of the Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in Washington,...

The Climate Change Crisis Viewed From a Costa Rican Perspective

In The Costa Rica News (TCRN), we have been constantly making known everything that happens in Costa Rica from a positive perspective,...
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